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Shane Halley
Shane  Halley

Burke, Va.

High School:
Lake Braddock


Bruno, O'Connor Highlight UVa Honors on VaSID All-State Team

Six Cavaliers voted onto team; Bruno named Player of Year, O'Connor Coach of Year

• Finished his career ranked third in winning percentage at Virginia (.875/14-2 record)

• Selected in 20th round (613th overall) in MLB Draft by Kansas City Royals
• Made 19 appearances out of bullpen as well as three starts
• Tied for second in ACC with nine wins; eight of his wins came in his last 12 appearances
• His nine wins tied for the 10th most in a single season in UVa history
• Pitched more than one inning in 15 of his 22 outings
• Had 1.52 ERA and 8-0 record over 12 appearances from March 31-May 12 (35.1 IP, 6 ER)
• Held hitters to a team-low .183 batting average, struck out 46 and yielded only eight extra-base hits in 50.1 innings of work
• Pitched 4.1 innings of two-hit ball in his first start of season in win over Towson (3/27; 4.1 IP, 2H, 0R, 0ER, 3BB, 4K)
• Earned Saturday win over NC State with 1.2 scoreless innings in relief (3/31)
• Pitched 2.2 two-hit innings in relief and was credited with win against Wake Forest (4/8; 2.2 IP, 2H, 0R, 0ER, 2BB, 1K)
• Struck out six and yielded only one hit in 3.1 IP to earn win against George Washington (4/11)
• Earned win against Richmond with 1.1 innings of no-hit ball out of bullpen (4/17; 1.1 IP, 0H, 0R, 0ER, 1BB, 2K)
• Fired career-high 6.0 innings out of bullpen and allowed just two hits and two walks to earn win vs. Duke (4/21)
• Started at VCU (4/25) and worked 3.2 innings (2ER, 0H, 2BB)
• Worked 6.0 innings of scoreless relief and struck out career-high seven batters to earn win at Miami (4/29)
• Notched win with 3.0 innings of one-run relief vs. High Point (5/9)
• Picked up ninth win after firing scoreless inning of relief against Georgia Tech (5/12)
• Missed nearly a month with an oblique injury; returned to start NCAA tournament game vs. Oklahoma (6/3); took loss after allowing four runs (three earned) in three innings


• Pitched in eight games - all out of bullpen
• Tossed two perfect innings to finish off 1-hit shutout of Boston College (4/29)
• Recorded the first save of his career against Maryland (3/25) pitching 3.0 scoreless innings and striking out six
• Made first appearance of the season against William and Mary, tossing two innings without yielding a hit (3/1; 2.0 IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 2K)
• Hit first career home run as pinch hitter in seventh inning against Richmond (4/20)

• Pitched in eight games, including one start
• Batters hit just .208 against him
• Earned win over Richmond in first career start with four shutout innings of work (4/20)
• Pitched scoreless inning at VMI (4/14)
• Struck out career-high five in 2.1 innings against James Madison (4/6)
• Earned win vs. Towson (3/30) with three innings of relief
• Pitched perfect ninth inning vs. William and Mary in first outing this season (3/16)


• Pitched and was key outfield defensive sub
• Played three times as late-game defensive sub in left field during ACC Tournament, as well as three times in NCAA Super Regional
• Made key running catch and then held runner at third to help UVa maintain one-run lead in ninth inning of Game 2 win of Super Regional at Ole Miss
• Tossed 3.1 scoreless innings vs. Stony Brook (0 H, 0 BB, 3 K) - 4/8
• Shined in 3.1-inning relief stint vs. Norfolk State April 1 (earned win)
• Pitched scoreless inning at UNC (3/29)
• Earned first career win with 2.2 scoreless innings out of bullpen vs. Wagner (3/18)
• Tossed 2.0 innings vs. Florida State (1R, 2H, 1BB, 1K)
• Had career-high two hits against Navy (3/10)
• Allowed first earned runs of career in second game vs. Georgia Tech (4/11; earned win in that game)
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Three-time First-Team All-District and All-Region honoree
• Two-time Honorable Mention All-Met
• Team won two district and two regional championships
• Played for coach Jody Rutherford
• Four-year football letterwinner (quarterback, punter, defensive back, kick returner)
• District Player of the Year in football as senior
• Two-time All-District and All-Region quarterback

• Full name is Shane Kennedy Halley
• Born in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
• Parents are Tom and Sharon Halley
• Father played football at Tennessee and grandfather, Jim Kennedy, pitched for Chattanooga Lookouts
• Father is a Naval Aviator who flies FA/18 Hornets, which caused family to move around for much of his life; he currently is serving in Iraq
• Has one brother, Keegan, and one sister, Tara
• Member of Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) and Student-Athlete Mentors (SAMs) at UVa



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